On the amazon associates blog it states that the first month will credited to you of 39 dollars and then you will be charged the normal rate of 39 dollars after that. Am I getting this wrong? I thought selling through amazon was free?
It is free. Not sure what you're reading, but it doesn't cost you anything to promote/sell Amazon products.
Edited to add: That $39 fee is if you plan on selling products of your own on Amazon.
http://affiliate-blog.amazon.com/2010/0 … iates.html
I will try this cut and paste from their blog i'm sure I have it wrong or it's just another we SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Sell on Amazon: Free for first Month for Associates
As we head into the holiday season, we wanted to offer you a special promotion to Sell on Amazon. In preparation for the high traffic and buying season, we’d like to offer Amazon Associates the opportunity to Sell on Amazon free* for the first month.
Why Sell on Amazon?
Reach tens of millions of shoppers on Amazon.com
List in over 25 categories (from books to electronics, to sports and outdoors)
No per item listing fees
Amazon can fulfill orders with Fulfillment by Amazon, you just ship your products to our center and we will pick, pack and ship it when the orders come in
Try it for free* for the first month
Did you know that on Amazon's peak day, Dec. 14, 2009, customers ordered over 9.5 million items worldwide, which was a record-breaking 110 items per second? Be a part of this holiday season by Selling on Amazon today.
*Offer includes one month of subscription fees only (you will be charged other fees, including referral fees, for items that sell on Amazon.com). A credit of $39.99 will be posted to your seller account to offset one month of subscription fees charged. Offer limited to new Selling on Amazon subscriptions only. Other limitations apply. After the trial period we will automatically charge your credit card the monthly subscription fee at the beginning of every month thereafter.
thank you for your help.
lrohner has already pointed out - that's if you sell a product of your own via Amazon. As in - you develop a new WOW type game and or buy a load of clothing then sell it on Amazon.
As an affiliate you are selling FOR Amazon.
Yep thats selling on amazon, not being an affiliate selling.
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